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symptoms that lead me to believe I might be pregnant

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Hi I have been having symptoms that lead me to believe I might be pregnant. So lately I have been nauseous, moody in a mean way, I also spotted for a day and a half. Its been a week and no period. I feel tired and I just recently starting feeling a sharp pain in my breast. Could I be pregnant?

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replied July 11th, 2012
Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms Answer A36944
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If you were sexually active around your ovulation time, then the symptoms that you describe (nausea, mood changes, spotting, delayed periods, increased tiredness, breast pain) could suggest pregnancy possibility. The spotting/discharge that you describe (occurring within 6-12 days of ovulation/fruitful intercourse) could be suggestive of probable implantation bleeding (if you are pregnant). Wait and watch for your next periods. Look out for development of any other new symptoms if pregnancy is suspected. If pregnancy is suspected, or if you miss your periods, or if you have abnormal periods, or if periods do not start within 10 days of expected period date, consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). Look out for danger signs like increase in intensity of abdominal cramps, increasing back pain, fresh bleeding etc. Avoid lifting any heavy weights and avoid heavy work. Avoid standing for long durations and avoid climbing stairs. Avoid use of caffeinated and carbonated beverages.
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